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  • 102 Plenitude, At-Takithur: Makki

    102 Plenitude At-Takithur: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. THE AVARICE OF plenitude keeps you occupied 2. Till you reach the [...]

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  • Az-Zukhruf (Ornaments of Gold)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. حم {1} [Shakir 43:1] Ha Mim. وَالْكِتَابِ الْمُبِينِ {2} [Shakir 43:2] I swear by the Book that makes [...]

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  • Hud (Hud)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الر ۚ كِتَابٌ أُحْكِمَتْ آيَاتُهُ ثُمَّ فُصِّلَتْ مِنْ لَدُنْ حَكِيمٍ خَبِيرٍ {1} [Pickthal 11:1] Alif. [...]

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  • AL-NĀS Humans الناس Meccan (surah 114 • 6 ayahs)

    AL-NĀS Humans الناس Meccan (surah 114 • 6 ayahs) »The surah that opens with the mention of God as the Lord of HUMANS and teaches one to seek refuge in Him from the whisperings of Satan and those [...]

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  • LUQMĀN Luqmān لقمان Meccan (surah 31 • 34 ayahs)

    LUQMĀN Luqmān لقمان Meccan (surah 31 • 34 ayahs) »The surah that mentions the judicious and poignant admonitions of LUQMĀN (whom some call Lokman, the Wise, a man of faith) as he spoke them to [...]

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  • 101 The Calamity, Al-Qari’ah: Makki

    101 The Calamity Al-Qari’ah: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. THE STARTLING CALAMITY. 2. What is the startling calamity? 3. How [...]

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  • The Teachings of the Qur’an

    Allamah Tabatabaee The Qur’an In Islam p. 25-29 The Universal Import of the Qur’an The Qur’an is not directed towards any one particular nation, such as the Arabs, or to a [...]

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  • 62 The Congregation, Al-Jumu’ah: Madani

    62 The Congregation Al-Jumu’ah: Madani ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. ALL THAT IS in the heavens and the earth sings the praises of [...]

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  • 77 The Emissaries, Al-Mursalat: Makki

    77 The Emissaries Al-Mursalat: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. I CALL TO WITNESS those who are sent consecutively, 2. And [...]

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  • Al-Kahf (The Cave)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي أَنْزَلَ عَلَىٰ عَبْدِهِ الْكِتَابَ وَلَمْ يَجْعَلْ لَهُ عِوَجًا ۜ {1} [...]

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  • Imam Hasan al-Askari (A.S.), who wrote a Complete Tafseer of the Holy Qur’an

    Born in Madina on the 10th of Rabuil Akhar 232 Hijri ( 6.12.846 AD) Died in Samarrah Iraq on 8th of Rabiul Awwal 260 Hijri (4.1.874) aged 28 years. Period of Imamat 6 years. Samarra (Surre Mun [...]

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  • 64 Exposition, At-Taghabun: Madani

    64 Exposition At-Taghabun: Madani ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. ALL THAT THERE is in the heavens and the earth sings the praises [...]

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  • Al-Qamar (The Moon)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. اقْتَرَبَتِ السَّاعَةُ وَانْشَقَّ الْقَمَرُ {1} [Pickthal 54:1] The hour drew nigh and the moon was rent [...]

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  • Yusuf (Joseph)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الر ۚ تِلْكَ آيَاتُ الْكِتَابِ الْمُبِينِ {1} [Shakir 12:1] Alif Lam Ra. These are the verses of the Book [...]

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  • Al-Mumtahina (She that is to be examined)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا لَا تَتَّخِذُوا عَدُوِّي وَعَدُوَّكُمْ أَوْلِيَاءَ تُلْقُونَ إِلَيْهِمْ [...]

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  • Hud (Hud)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الر ۚ كِتَابٌ أُحْكِمَتْ آيَاتُهُ ثُمَّ فُصِّلَتْ مِنْ لَدُنْ حَكِيمٍ خَبِيرٍ {1} [Yusufali 11:1] A. L. [...]

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  • 46 Al-Ahqaf, Al-Ahqaf: Makki

    46 Al-Ahqaf Al-Ahqaf: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. HA MIM. 2. The revelation of this Book is from God, the mighty and [...]

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  • Al-Hadid (The Iron)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. سَبَّحَ لِلَّهِ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ ۖ وَهُوَ الْعَزِيزُ الْحَكِيمُ {1} [Pickthal 57:1] All [...]

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  • Al-Jaathiya (Crouching)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. حم {1} [Pooya/Ali Commentary 45:1] Refer to the commentary of Baqarah: 1.   تَنْزِيلُ الْكِتَابِ [...]

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  • Ar-Room (The Romans)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الم {1} [Pickthal 30:1] Alif. Lam. Mim. غُلِبَتِ الرُّومُ {2} [Pickthal 30:2] The Romans have been [...]

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  • Contemplation (Tafakkur)

    By: An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini Muhammad ibn Ya’qub (al-Kulayni), from ‘Ali ibn Ibrahim, from his father, from al-Nawfali, from al-Sakuni, from Abu ‘Abd Allah (Imam al Sadiq) (A) [...]

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  • Recognizing Justice

    The Life of Imam Zayn al-‘Abidin By: Bāqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 332 – 375 The following tradition is one of the Imām’s wise sayings. In it the Imām defines man’s justice [...]

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  • The Epistles of Imam Sajjad (A.S.)

    By: Sayyid Ali Al-Shahristani Imam `Ali- ibn al-Husayn is reported to have written down many epistles the most famous of which are Risa-lat al-Huqu-q (The Treatise on Rights) and al-Sahi-fah [...]

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  • Which is Correct, “Wa ‘Itrati” {and My Progeny}, or “Wa Sunnati” {and My Tradition}?

    By: Sayyid Rida’ Husayni Nasab The hadith scholars {muhaddithun} have narrated hadith ath-thaqalayn {Tradition on the Two Weighty Things} in two ways and it has been recorded in the books [...]

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  • Over 30 Questions Answered by Imam Hassan (A.S)

    The following sayings, maxims, and words of wisdom are related to the pious grandson of the Prophet (peace be upon him and his family) Abu Muhammed Al-Hassan bin Ali (peace be upon them). The [...]

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  • The Ideal of Womanhood

    By: Seyyed Ali Shahbaz Her birth revolutionized the status and position of women after ages of oppression. It gave to the world a practical paradigm for the daughters of Eve to mould their lives [...]

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  • Patience (Sabr)

    An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini Muhammad ibn Ya’qub al-Kulayni (R) from a group of his teachers, from Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Khalid, from his father, from ‘Ali ibn al-Nu’man, from ‘Abd [...]

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  • Recordation of Hadith during the Imamate of Imam Baqir (A.S.) and Imam Sadiq (A.S.)

    By: Sayyid Ali Al-Shahristani The age of Imam Muhammad al-B?qir and Imam Ja`far al-S?diq is considered the golden age as regards the spread of the rulings of the School of Recordation. During [...]

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  • Prophetic Traditions to Follow The Ahl al Bayt (A.S)

    By: Muhammad Tijani Samawi 1. The Prophetic tradition of the two weighty things The messenger of Allah (saw) said, O People, I leave amongst you two things which if you follow, you will never go [...]

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  • Debates of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S.)

    By: Sayyid Ahmad al-Fahri 1. So, woe unto the worshippers, who are neglectful of their prayers, those who (want only) to be seen (by men), but they refuse (to supply even) neighborly needs. [...]

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  • Hadith Recordation by Imam Musa al-Kazim (A.S.)

    By: Sayyid Ali Al-Shahristani Following the course of his forefathers, Imam Mu-sa- al-Ka-dhim paid great attention to the question of recording the religious knowledge and safeguarding such [...]

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  • The Best of Actions

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi The Prophet Muhammad (S) has said, “O’ ‘Ali! The greatest of actions are the following three: Your acting in fairness with people more than with your own [...]

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  • The Holy Quran and Hadith on Music

    By: A. H. Sheriff After briefly explaining the evil effects of Music and dance, now time has come to give here some of the ayats of the Qur’an and some of the traditions of the Holy Prophet (S) [...]

    The Holy Quran and Hadith on Music
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  • Imam Ali’s priority in Belief in God

    Author : Al-shia.org Reports of his Priority in Belief in God and His Apostle and of his Being the First of all Responsible Men in (Faith) [Abu al-Jaysh al-Muzaffar b. Muhammad al-Balkhi informed [...]

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  • Lady Fatima (S.A) in the Qur’an and the Sunna

    THE LIFE OF FATIMA AZ-ZAHRA’ By: Allamah Baqir Shareef al-Qurashi P. 79 – 95 Fatima (a.s) had been extolled and praised in the Book of Allah and in the Sunna of His prophet. She was [...]

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  • The Believer’s Trials And Tribulations

    An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini Muhammad ibn Ya’qub al-Kulayni (R) from ‘Ali ibn Ibrahim, from his father, from Ibn Mahbub, from Abu ‘Abd Allah (A) that he (A) said: “Verily, it is [...]

    The Believer’s Trials And Tribulations
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  • Desire and Hope

    By: An Exposition of Hadith by Imam Khomeini Muhammad ibn Ya’qub (al-Kulayni) (R) reports from al-Husayn ibn Muhammad, he from Mu’alla ibn Muhammad, from al-Washsha’, from ‘Asim ibn Humayd, he [...]

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  • The Companions and the Narrators of the Traditions of Imam Hasan al-Askari (A.S.)

    By: Baqir Shareef al-Qurashi The Abbasid government did not allow ‘Ulama’ and jurisprudent to communicate with Imam Abu Muhammad (a.s.) lest his virtues and vast knowledge would be [...]

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  • Imam Ali (A.S)’s Last Moments and Wills to Sons

    I advise you to fear Allah, do not go after this vicious world though it may try to entice you, do not seek it though it may seek you and do not grieve over and pine for things which this world [...]

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  • Attributes Of The Righteous [4]

    25th of Zil Aqdil concedes with some traditions concerning the day of spreading the land [on earth] and the day Imam Reza left Medina for Taws. The word means to spread as described by the verse [...]

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  • Morality of Imam `Ali ibn Musa al-Rida (A.S)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 222-225 Ibrahim ibn `Abbas has reported: I never saw Imam al-Rida say [...]

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  • The Life of Imam Hassan Al Mujtaba (A.S)

    On the 15th day of the Holy month of Ramazan, 3rd A.H, the first son of Ali (A.S) and Hazrat Zahra (A.S) was born. kafi: vol=1; pg.461 The Kunyat of Imam Hasan (A.S) was Abu Mohammad. Al – [...]

    The Life of Imam Hassan Al Mujtaba (A.S)
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  • Lady Fatima (S.A), The Withering Rose

    Fatima (S.A) The Gracious By: Abu Muhammad Ordoni P. 245 – 256 It was a short life… As short as the lives of fragrant roses… A life that Lady Fatima (A.S.) endured and now it is [...]

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  • Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (A.S) and The Holy Quran

    Written By: Mulla Mujahidali Sheriff RECITATION OF THE HOLY QURAN AFTER BIRTH: Ibn Shahr Aashoob in his book Manaqib Aali Abi Talib has written that Hasan bin Mahboob has reported from Imam [...]

    Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (A.S) and The Holy Quran
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  • A Brief Account of the Twelve Successors of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.)

    By: Allama Sayyid Murtada al-‘Askari The First Imam Amirul Momineen Ali (a.s.) Father: Abu Talib bin Abdul Muttalib bin Hashim. Mother: Fatimah bint Asad bin Hashim bin Abd Munaf. Kunniyat [...]

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  • Debates and Arguments of imam Reza (A.S)

    The Life of Imam Ali Ibn Musa al-Rida By : Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 157 – 190 The time of the Ima’m, peace be on him, isfamous for the debates and arguments which spread amongthe [...]

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  • The Doyen of Martyrs

    Imam Husain (A.S), the Doyen of the Martyrs,the second child of Imam Ali(A.S.) and Hadrat Fatimah(A.S.), was born in the year 4 AH, and after the martyrdom of his elder brother, Imam Hasan(A.S.), [...]

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  • Demise Anniversary of Hadhrat Ma’suma (S.A)

    Author : coiradio.com The title of Masuma was given to this noble lady by her brother, Imam Ali Al-Ridha (AS). It is worth noting that this title was awarded to her after her death and she was [...]

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  • After The Prophet (PBUH)

    After the Prophet’s death, events continued to occur. When studying the era following the Prophet’s death, history speaks of the wonders which occurred. Indeed, history tells us about [...]

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  • The Second Imam, Hassan ibn Ali AlMujtaba (A.S)

    Imam Hasan Mujtaba–upon whom be peace–was the second Imam. He and his brother Imam Husayn were the two sons of Amir al-mu’minin Ali and Hadrat Fatimah, the daughter of the [...]

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  • Hadrat Khadija (S.A), Mother of All True Believers

    By: Seyyed Ali Shahbaz   “By God, the Almighty did not grant me a better wife than her. She believed in me when the people used to mock at me and she acknowledged me when the people [...]

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  • Imam’s Succession To The Caliphate His Abdication

    When the Commander of the faithful, peace be on him, died, al- Hasan add- ressed the people. He reminded them of his right (to authority). The followers of his father pledged allegiance to him in [...]

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  • Anglo Saxon Chronicles & Lady Zaynab bint Ali (S.A)

    Our heroine of Karbala, Lady Zaynab (‘a) has been quoted as having said, after the slaughter of her Holy Brother, Imam Hussain (‘a). “Oh people of Kufa! Oh you deceivers! You [...]

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  • The Holy Shrine of Hadrat Abbas (A.S)

    Author : imamreza.net From early ages of humankind, people used to show various forms of adulation to their honorable and unique personalities. One of these forms was the sanctification of their [...]

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  • The Imamate of Ja’far as-Sadiq (A.S)

      The Origins and Early Development of Shi’a Islam By: S. Husain M. Jafri P. 259 – 288 The sixth Imam, Abu ‘Abd Allah Ja’far, the eldest son of Muhammad al-Baqir, was [...]

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  • Impressions of Character of Imam Reza (A.S)

    The Life of Imam Ali Ibn Musa al-Rida By : Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 103 – 122 Imam Abu Mohammed al-Rida, peace be on him, is famous for his outstanding merits and talents. He has [...]

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  • Hadrat Fatima Zahra’s Wedding with Imam Ali (A.S.)

    By: Abu Muhammad Ordoni When Fatima Zahra reached nine years of age, she was a full-grown woman who enjoyed intellectual maturity and integrity of conduct. Allah gifted her with a brilliant [...]

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  • The Ideal of Womanhood

    By: Seyyed Ali Shahbaz Her birth revolutionized the status and position of women after ages of oppression. It gave to the world a practical paradigm for the daughters of Eve to mould their lives [...]

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  • Bibi Khadija Kubra (S.A)

    Reference: Bibi Khadija tul Kubra , A Short Story of Her Life, by Syed A.A Razwy , Published by: Tahrike Tarsile Qur’an Publishers and Distributors of Holy Qur’an P.O Box 1115 – Elmhurst NY [...]

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  • Visitation to Lady Fatima Zahra (S.A)

    Fatima (a.s) The Gracious By: Abu Muhammad Ordoni P. 289 – 293 It is reported that Lady Fatima (A.S.) said: “My father said to me: ‘He who prays on your behalf, Allah, Exalted [...]

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  • Simultaneous Performance of Prayers

    By: Ayatollah Sayyid Muhammad Reza Mudarrisi Yazdi One of the issues, which is of great attention to the observers and is especially evident in places of pilgrimage like Mecca and Medina, is that [...]

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  • The Great Shi’ite Fuqaha (Jurisprudents)

    Author : Imam Reza Network To understand any system thoroughly, it is imperative to get acquainted with its scholars, particularly those who have made significant contribution to its development. [...]

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  • Rules Related to Covering

    Author : Rafed Network “O children of Adam! We have indeed sent down to you clothing to cover your shame, and (clothing) for beauty and clothing that guards (against evil), that is the best. This [...]

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  • Diversity In The Topics of Fiqh

    Author : Imam Reza Network If we study the subjects of FIQH in detail, we find that every one of them is peculiar and singular in itself. There may seem to be some similarity at , first glance, [...]

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  • The Jehad; The Holy War

    By: Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari   Islam’s aim, in its wars, battles and national uprisings against polytheism and materialism, has not been conquest, expansionism, imperialism or the [...]

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  • Guardianship of The Jurists (Fuqaha)

    By:Professor Muhsin Qara’ati The guardianship of the Jurists is the process of continuity of Imamate. In this context according to several hundred traditions of the Holy Prophet which have [...]

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  • Hijab and Family Life

    By: Mohammad Ali Shomali Allah (swt) has created human beings to act as His vicegerents on earth and, like all other forms of living beings, human beings cannot be complete unless they are in a [...]

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  • The Meanings, Philosophy and Dimensions of Worship (Ibadah)

    By: Muhsin Qara’ati Before embarking on the discussion of prayer, I shall deal with the meanings, philosophy and dimensions of worship {‘ibadah} and servitude as they are the spirit of prayer. [...]

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  • AL-Zakat

    The literal meaning of zakat In defining zakat, it is said to have both the meaning of cleansing and nurturing. If zakat’s definition is taken from the root Arabic word, tazkiya meaning [...]

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  • ‘Smaller’ And ‘Greater Sins’

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi& Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani   Question: How can we differentiate between ‘Smaller’ and ‘Greater sins’? Answer: Actually the [...]

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  • The Tendency of Rationalizing The Shari’ah Laws

    By: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi Why we have to pray five times a day? Why dogs and pigs are regarded as ritually impure animals? Why an animal slaughtered un-Islamically is forbidden and ritually [...]

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  • Khums; A Support for Financial Independence

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi In the previous part, we referred to the significance of khums in meeting the financial needs of the Muslim society and evaluated the arguments made by those who [...]

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  • The Tendency of Rationalizing The Laws of The Shari’ah

    By:Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi “Why we have to pray five times a day? Why dogs and hogs are regarded unclean (najis)? Why an animal slaughtered in a non-Islamic way is forbidden (haram) and [...]

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  • Laws of The Shari’ah and Their Categories

    By: Ayatullah Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr We have come to know that ‘Ilmul Usul studies the common elements in the process of deduction to derive laws of the Shari’ah, hence, it is [...]

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  • Does Prayer have a Role in Acceptance of All Deeds?

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi & Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani Question: I have seen an objection against Muslims in books that the Islamic scholars have written in the books of [...]

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  • The Branches of Religion

    To be a sincere and good, practicing Muslim in the way of Islam and Allah, you should know Fooroo-e-deen. To consider yourself a lover and follower of Ahl-lul Bayt (a.s.), you should test [...]

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  • Intention (Niyyah): The first Essential Element of Prayer

    By: Hojjat al-Islam Muhsin Qara’ati The first essential element {rukn} of prayer is the intention {niyyah}. Intention means that we have to know what we are doing, what we are reciting, and for [...]

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  • The Chapters and Titles in Fiqh

    Author : Imam Reza Network As mentioned earlier, the range of topics covered by Fiqh is very wide. It is therefore necessary to briefly acquaint oneself with the chapters and headings of these [...]

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  • What is Meant by “Temporary Marriage” {Mut‘ah}?

    By: Sayyid Rida’ Husayni Nasab Reply: Marriage {nikah} is an agreement between a man and a woman. Sometimes this bond has a permanent effect and the contract {‘aqd} does not have time [...]

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  • Fiqh and Ijtihad in Shia’ism

    It is wajib (obligatory) for Muslims to study everything which is necessary for the physical and spiritual well being and development of the Muslim community. The waajibaat is known as wajib e [...]

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  • Eid Al-Adhha Sermon

    Author : Al Mujtaba Network Once again we have all been blessed by Allah (SWT) to witness and celebrate this great day of Eid al-Adh-ha. Eid al-Adh-ha basically means, ‘the festival of [...]

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  • The Divine Cultural Revolution

    By: Martyr Ayatullah Sayyid Muhammad Husayni Beheshti In the Name of Allah, the Merciful, the Compassionate Lord, open my breast, and ease for me my task. Unloose the knot upon my tongue that [...]

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  • A Biographical Profile of Imam Ali (A.S)

    This well-written profile of Imam Ali (a) has been copied from a book by Syed Muhammad Askari Jafari. While providing a glimpse into our glorious history, it provides an unbiased and fair [...]

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  • Holy Quran & The Holy Prophet (PBUH)

    Written by Mulla Mujahidali Sheriff QURAN WAS REVEALED ON THE HOLY PROPHET (SAWW) The Holy Quran is the Book of Allah (SWT), which was revealed on the Holy Prophet (saww). Indeed you receive the [...]

    Holy Quran & The Holy Prophet (PBUH)
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  • Imam Hasan al-Askari (A.S.), the Master of Interpreters of the Holy Qur’an

    By: Baqir Shareef al-Qurashi The infallible imams of the Ahlul Bayt (a.s) paid excessive attention to the interpretation (tafsir) of the Holy Qur’an. Each one of them had a school of [...]

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  • Martyrdom of Hadrat Abbas (A.S)

    Author : Imam Reza Network As he saw the children and harem cry out of thirst, al-Abbas declared his readiness to fetch water by force. He therefore took thirty horsemen and twenty warriors and [...]

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  • Every Day is Ashura and Every Land is Karbala

    Author : Imam Reza Network This site is dedicated to Hussain ibn Ali (A), the Grandson of the Prophet (S),and his sacrifice for Islam at Kerbala. What is Ashura ? In the month of Muharram 61 AH [...]

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  • A Religous and Political Journey

    The Message By: Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani P. 518 – 539   The sixth year of migration was terminating with all its bitter and sweet events when suddenly the Prophet dreamt a [...]

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  • Imam Hasan (a): Justifications of the Treaty and its Terms

    Al Balagh Foundation All through our studies on the life of Imam Hasan [a], whether during the lifetime of his father or during his own reign, we witnessed his strength of character, his steely [...]

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  • The Event of Al-Khandaq (Trench)

    The Life of Muhammad(PBUH) By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Abdullah al-Shahin p. 471-478   The battle of al-Khandaq was one of the most violent battles that Muslims were [...]

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  • Imam Husain’s Great Revolution

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  • The Relationship between Philosophy and Theology in the Postmodern Age

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  • Islam and the Modern Age

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  • The Accusation of “Exaggeration” (Ghuluww) Against the Shi‘a

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  • The Study of The Creed and Sciences of The Shi’ah

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  • The Spread of Shi‘ism During the Period of Umayyad Caliphate

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  • Shiahs And The Purified Sunnah

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  • The Shi’ites During the Imam’s Occultation

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  • Islam and the Question of Violence

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  • Bees and the Hidden Miracles of Honey

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  • Islamic Gnosis (‘Irfan) and Wisdom (Hikmat)

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  • Islam’s Ideal Form of Democracy

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  • Islamic Medicine: 1000 Years Ahead of its Times

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  • The Basis of Individual and Social Ethics

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  • Secular Democracy and its Philosophical Underpinning

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  • The Message of the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution and The Islamic Republic of Iran

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  • Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq’s Contribution to the Sciences

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  • The Scientific Facts Presented in The Holy Qur’an

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  • Islamic Medicine History And Current Practice

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  • Secrets of The Hajj

    By: Shaykh Husain Mazaheri The entire journey of Hajj is a spirituality excursion that covers three stages: The First Stage: Cutting oft affinity from all things with the exception of Allah in [...]

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  • Slander; A Society Polluted with Sins

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  • Self-Purification; The Main Goal of Divine Messengers

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  • Hereafter Requires Prior Preparation

    Sayyid Abdul Husayn Dastaghaib Shirazi You do not arrive in the Hereafter in a readymade house. When you came out of your mother’s womb a readymade house was awaiting you. A lamp like the sun [...]

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  • The Month of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w) – Sha’baan

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  • Justice in All Islamic Laws

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  • Islam, Humanity and Human Values

    By: Ayatullah Sayyid Musa Sadr Defining Humanity A definition of humanity seems easy to think of yet difficult to propose, and there have been disputes about it among different schools of [...]

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  • Morality of Imam Musa al-Kazim (A.S)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 220-221 Worshiping Allah and Serving The People Imam Musa ibn Ja`far [...]

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  • Good and Evil

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  • Challenges of Youths in East Africa and the West

    By: Zaheer Abbas Karim, Toronto Canada “…This day have I perfected for you, your religion, and have completed my Favor on you, and chosen for you ISLAM (to be) the Religion…” (V: [...]

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  • Shaking Hands with a Non-Mahram Woman

    By : The Scholar Murtuda Mutahhari Another issue is shaking hands. Of course, all of these issues arise only when there is no lust or fear of deviation present; otherwise they are clearly not [...]

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  • Islamic Generosity

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  • The Islamic Way of Life

    Author : Imam Reza Network Last Advice Imam Musa al-Kazim’s (‘a) mother and Imam Jafar al-Sadiq’s (‘a) wife, Umme Hameeda was sitting in her home, bereaved by the passing away of her beloved [...]

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  • Five Life Giving Lessons and Refraining from Doubtful Things

    By: Ayatullah al-Uzma Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi The Messenger of Allah (S) has said, “O’ mankind! Do not convey wisdom to those people who are not worthy (of receiving such teachings), [...]

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  • Belief in The Unseen

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  • Hazrat-e-Fatima (S.A)

    The great lady, Hazart-e Fatemeh Zahra (S.A) was the dear daughter of the Prophet, Mohammad (S.W). Some Shiite scholars believed that she was born on 20th of Jamadi-ul-Sani, 5 th A.H. But the [...]

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  • The Ideal Leadership

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